Charles River provides an end-to-end solution to automate front and middle office investment management functions across asset classes on a single platform.
Delivered as a hosted service, the solution improves data quality and investment professional productivity, controls risk and lowers technology costs.
Charles River serves more than 350 investment firms in over 40 countries in the institutional asset and fund management, private wealth, alternative investments, insurance, banking, and pension markets.
Charles River were acquired by State Street in October 2018.
Assist, from a technical standpoint, in the implementation of a sophisticated trade order management and compliance monitoring systems to the fund management industry
Provide technical consultancy services for clients and their CRD Account Managers including; install, configure and test software;
problem investigation; database configuration, tracing and performance analysis.
Provide technical consultancy services for systems integration
Design and development of solutions for additional Client requirements
This role involves extensive travel and will involve spending time working on Client sites both in London and the EMEA region.
Skills / Experience / Qualifications Required :
Experience in at least one major DBMS (MS SQL Server or Oracle), including installation, configuration and development.
Good knowledge and experience ofPL / SQL or TransactSQL (MS SQL Server)Complex SQLDebugging and optimization
System interfacing and integration
Commercial, real life development experience in Java and / or C#.
Development experience in some or all of the following would be an advantageWeb Services Crystal ReportsXML MessagingExcel VBAPerl.NET
Business / Personal
Exposure to working in Financial services; front- or middle-office, or fund management business areas ideal.
Experience dealing with users or clients from either a technical or business area. Desire to work in Client facing environment.
Some knowledge of;Project phasing and reportingOn-site deliverySystems supportOperational proceduresBatch processingSystem sizing and capacity planningSystem backup, contingency and disaster recoveryRegional roll outs
Third level qualification essential ideally a Technical Bachelors Degree.
Fluency in a European language highly desirable.